Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 3 - 475 m (Ref. 106834). Tropical; 2°S - 14°S, 44°W - 34°W (Ref. 4)
Western Atlantic: Brazil and Dominica.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has lengths of 20 cm, total body length; 7.5 to 10 cm, carapace length (Ref. 4). Found in sandy substrates, mud, gravel, rock and calcareous algae (Ref. 106834). Nocturnal. Feeds mainly on bivalves at night (Ref. 98471). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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